Enteric Coated Stimulant Laxative
Medically reviewed on April 18, 2017
Dosage form: tablet, delayed release
Ingredients: BISACODYL 5mg
Labeler: Lake Erie Medical DBA Quality Care Products LLC
NDC Code: 55700-512
Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.
Active ingredient (in each tablet)
Bisacodyl 5 mg
- relieves occasional constipation
- generally produces bowel movement in 6-12 hours
- for longer than one week
- when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present
- in children under 6 years of age
- in persons who cannot swallow without chewing
Ask a doctor before use if you have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over two weeks
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any other drug. Take this product two or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.
- do not take dose within one hour of taking an antacid or milk
- you may experience abdominal discomfort, faintness and cramps
Stop use and ask a doctor if
- you have rectal bleeding
- you fail to have a bowel movement after use of this product
These may indicate a serious condition.
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
DO NOT CHEW TABLETS
adults and children 12 years and over: 1-3 tablets once daily
children 6 to 11 years: 1 tablet once daily
children under 6 years: ask a doctor
store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
Inactive ingredients acacia, anhydrous calcium sulfate, anhydrous lactose, carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, D-C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD-C yellow #6 aluminum lake, gelatin, iron oxide, iron oxide black, iron oxide yellow (iron oxide ochre), magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol (PEG) 400, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, sugar, talc, titanium dioxide
|ENTERIC COATED STIMULANT LAXATIVE
bisacodyl tablet, delayed release
|Labeler - Lake Erie Medical DBA Quality Care Products LLC (831276758)|
|Lake Erie Medical DBA Quality Care Products LLC||831276758||repack(55700-512)|
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